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Maintaining a way of life on Inle Lake

Myanmar Inle Lake

By Catherine Evans

I have returned to Inle Lake, a place I visited 30 years ago as a young backpacker.  In the mid-eighties, a seven day visa was all the time the Government of the Burmese Republic allowed.  

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Category: Asia

Birds of Honduras - Trade Mission March 2017

Honduran Birding Trade Mission

By Francine Clohosey

On behalf of Tours of Exploration I joined a small group of Canadian nature tour operators and several Honduran birding experts. The aim of the one-week journey was to assess the potential for expanding avitourism in this Central American country.  

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Category: Central America

Sweet water of Guanaja, Bay Islands - Honduras

Guanaja Island

By Geoff Davis

Guanaha, one of the Bay Islands off the north coast of Honduras, is still known for its sweet water and tranquility. My trip there is coming to a close but the memories will last for a long time. 

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Category: Central America

Greetings from Jinhua, China

Catherine Evans in Jinhua with students

I am back in Jinhua for another teaching term, this time only for three weeks as I am teaching a condensed Strategic management course on resorts and hotels to the 3rd year diploma students who graduate soon. My schedule aligns nicely with another Royal Roads instructor – D'arcy Dornan who is here from Brasil. We are collaborating nicely as we teach the same group of students at opposite times.

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Category: Asia

Coast to Coast to Coast

Memories of VIA rail travel in Canada

When my daughter graduates this spring from the University of Saskatchewan I am leaning towards taking VIA rail. I must convince my husband of the virtues of long distance train travel. The difference in our levels of enthusiasm might be explained in part by differences in our past experience with train travel, and in part by our cultural identity.

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Category: Canada

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